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    Re: Keeping Historic Aircraft Alive

    John,

    Here is the link to story and photographs.

    Battle of Britain: See How Spitfire WWII Fighter Planes are Restored in New ZealandBy Mary-Ann Russon
    July 10, 2014 11:23 BSTIt's the...
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    Re: Newsletter 3rd July 2015

    Alastair,

    I enjoyed the article on the Indian soldiers in WW!................times did not really change over the intervening years when once again India stood to the forefront and made great...
  3. Mini fox terrier proves 'working dog' status to council officers

    Mini fox terrier proves 'working dog' status to council officers


    Mini fox terrier Holly is not much bigger than a well-fed guinea pig, but has fought against discriminatory beliefs and proved...
  4. Re: Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier

    HMS Queen Elizabeth's 200 Ton Engines Brought to Life


    Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth’s diesel generators have been powered-up for the first time, marking a major milestone on its way to...
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    Re: Hand prints on Hubble

    Ranald,

    That certainly is an amazing story, I enjoyed both the article and the video.

    Gordon.
  6. Re: The Iranian Embassy Seige In London `1980

    .Imam Khomeini - The Man Who Changed The World | Iran & The West [Part 1/3] .




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfrJ2rBobGs
  7. Re: The Iranian Embassy Seige In London `1980

    Here is another similar scenario, surprising how these situation escalate over time........... only this time it's the US Embassy.

    .Discovery Channel "Iran Hostage Crisis" .


    ...
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    Re: Val McDermid

    Hi Joan,

    This is the actual broadcast link that just worked for me [5 minutes ago] It's probably one of those things like the BBC from the UK where one needs to be "In Country" to actually see or...
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    Re: Old Glasgow Street

    Just to round the session off....................Here are views I well remember from my younger days in Sydney....

    .Sydney Tram - Southern Lines & Trolley Buses (Memories of the great Sydney tram...
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    Re: Old Glasgow Street

    Here is the "Ancient" version, the one with happy memories for John.



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmH31sZCtsc
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    Re: Old Glasgow Street

    Sandy;

    Correct, they were trams in that film, however John is correct in his observation about the pole jumping off the overhead line; that also happened with trams, sometimes a little more...
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    Re: "Wire in the Blood"

    Just in case you have not read/listened to Val McDermid, here is the link to the thread......................

    http://www.electricscotland.org/showthread.php/4875-Val-McDermid?p=17055#post17055
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    "Wire in the Blood"

    This is a TV series starring Robson Green,:cool: best viewed on a non commercial channel or DVD so as to maintain the suspense and continuity of the story.

    The characters are based on those...
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    Re: Newsletter 5th June 2015

    John,

    I found one especially for you............:nono::nono::doooh::whistle:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2hcoK5PkEU
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    Re: Newsletter 5th June 2015

    Ranald,

    I had the same reaction when I read that chapter[still have to read the full story], with so many similar family names [an their abbreviations] carried down through the generations...
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    Val McDermid

    I had to "Toss a coin" with this one to decide where to place it, ???????

    1. The lady in question is a highly regarded author

    2. Scotland and all its attributes is well discussed.

    3....
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    Re: Newsletter 5th June 2015

    Alastair,

    Re: your "Sewer" article [holding nose]:whew: We have a similar type of notification here prior to undertaking any below ground work...............It's called "Dial Before You...
  18. Re: Grand Priory of Canada or the Knights Templar (OSMTH) Newsletters

    Alastair,

    There are some references if you "Google", 'Knights Templar Australia' ,however they do not seem to give a great deal of detail as do all your newsletters and publications, so at this...
  19. Re: Grand Priory of Canada or the Knights Templar (OSMTH) Newsletters

    Once again, this was an interesting and informative newsletter.

    Gordon.
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    Re: Jane Espie Links

    .Steal Away - The Phantom Piper .


    Published on Dec 19, 2014
    This is dedicated to all my fans and especially to all those who find this time of year difficult... i have had many dark Xmas's...
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    Re: Jane Espie Links

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojaWs1YRLOo
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    Re: Australia: Travels in Tasmania

    .Australian Birds The Best Documentary .



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m09hx5wb47w
  23. Re: Mary Ray and Richard Curtis - Crufts 2014

    Alastair,

    I have posted some long video's on "Travel & Tourism" thread, covering Sydney,Melbourne,Brisbane and the Great Ocean Road [Victoria], I'm still searching for something which covers the...
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    Re: Australia: Travels in Tasmania

    .Great Ocean Road Australia .





    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amQclgXv73Y
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    Re: Australia: Travels in Tasmania

    .Brisbane Australia .



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=593FlTtn-uQ
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